A collection of interesting/awful campers & motorhomes

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A Camper Whatsthisthen?

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For reply number 300 on the thread let us have a celebratory Whats this then?

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Only one in the UK (a blue one) apparently and featured on George Clarke's Amazing Spaces renovated by a bloke from Lincolnshire. The Pickled Egg Jukebox Selections this evening could help, as could a very intimate knowledge of the film Total Recall.

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No entries, c'est la vie.

It is a Pheonix designed by Robert Q Riley and based on a VW van. It appeared briefly in "Total Recall", and the plans can be bought from RQ Riley for less then 100$. More about it here

https://rqriley.com/product/phoenix-van/

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A Toyota HiAce
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Nice to see the occasional more modern VW indulging in a splash of old school colour
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I see a lot of these & this does seem to be a bit of a trend.
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Spotted today in Quinson
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A collection of interesting/awful campers & motorhomes

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Nice. Bit like a bigger estafette on first look, or this Hanomag F20 I posted a few posts back.

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Re: A collection of interesting/awful campers & motorhomes

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"not really suitable for day to day driving"

Nonsense. We've only owned a camper for about 25 years now. First a C15, then an Expert. Both work fine as an only vehicle (and so would a romahome). The C15 had fuel economy (50 mpg) that is still fairly respectable in 2019.
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Wookey wrote:
02 Sep 2019, 03:48
"not really suitable for day to day driving"

Nonsense. We've only owned a camper for about 25 years now. First a C15, then an Expert. Both work fine as an only vehicle (and so would a romahome). The C15 had fuel economy (50 mpg) that is still fairly respectable in 2019.
Welcome to the thread Wookey! Had to dig back in the archives from 2017 to find the "not suitable for day to day driving" comment which I half remembered was one of mine talking about a Bongo. Pleased you can make it work for you.

I see that you have done your own DIY camper conversion. Not sure if you have posted up details anywhere else on the forum but this is just the thread to collect together a bit of information stories and pictures of all things camper van/motorhome.

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This was the best camping car I have owned
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Re: A collection of interesting/awful campers & motorhomes

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This was sold for £1,870 at Brightwells September Sale.

Seat Terra Danbury Campervan
screenshot Brightwells Classic Auction September 2019
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Surely this had to be the best french camper ever built: :-D
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I don't think that was 'built' Neil, looks like the result of a ram raid.
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"All at sea" one might say.
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One might say that, I couldn't possibly comment!! In fact I would prefer to say it got beached!! :-D
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Then it 'fell' off a cliff) after it got blown over a night or two before).